Kia Light Vehicle Apprentice - Wallasey KIA MOTORS UK LTD

An exciting opportunity for an apprentice to work alongside qualified technicians where you will be fully trained in all aspects of maintenance and repair of light vehicles, from routine servicing to electrical fault diagnostics.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday with some Saturdays required. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000236735

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Servicing
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Observing and assisting technicians
  • Car technicians will be expected to see whether components and systems are secure and working properly

The training you will be getting

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 (light vehicle) qualification:

  • Servicing - working to manufacturer servicing guidelines to ensure vehicle running at optimum performance
  • Maintenance - replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail
  • Repair - diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of responsibility including a Service Manager, Master Technician and Dealership Principles.
  • The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, progressing through their dealership and be an asset to the Glyn Hopkin Team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4+) Essential

About the employer

Founded in 1944, Kia is one of the largest manufacturers to come out of South Korea. The company started producing bikes, but after seeing the potential within the automotive industry, they switched their keen attention to cars. Since then, they have climbed from strength to strength and currently produce around 1.4 million Kia new cars every year. The Korean car manufacturer has been commended for its determination to create truly distinctive car models. What’s more, Kia has been quick to keep up with the movement towards alternative fuel sources with a new Kia electric car range now including Kia plug-in hybrids, Kia self-charging hybrids and new Kia electric cars like the new Kia Niro EV, Soul EV and stylish EV6. They have also introduced a new electric seven-seater SUV the EV9.

Employer

KIA MOTORS UK LTD

Address

45 Rowson Street

Wallasey

CH45 2LU

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Sean Hogan

sean.hogan@skillnet.org.uk

+441923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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